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6 votes
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26k views

Cat 5/6 in same conduit as power: is NM-B required, or is THHN acceptable?

5 votes
3 answers
4k views

What's the "correct" way to install LED drivers for accent lighting?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do electricians quickly choose electrical box sizes?

5 votes
1 answer
748 views

Do I need to upgrade my branch circuits to CAFCI/GFCI if I move my electrical panel?

4 votes
2 answers
13k views

How do I convert an existing electrical panel to a subpanel?

4 votes
1 answer
18k views

Do all conductors on a 20-amp circuit need to be 12 AWG?

4 votes
5 answers
21k views

When is a bath fan considered to be "over a tub or shower"?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Does an Electrical Metallic Tube (EMT) Inside Corner Pull Elbow count towards the 360° total bends?

3 votes
3 answers
1k views

New replacement windows: what happens when I change thickness of exterior siding?

2 votes
2 answers
3k views

Proper way to protect cables above surface-mounted electrical panel

2 votes
3 answers
24k views

How can I remove residual adhesive that may contain asbestos from wood?

2 votes
1 answer
358 views

Can I use a split tab switch for mains voltage and low voltage?

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1 answer
660 views

Neutral (grounded conductor) for bathroom switch (NEC 404.2(C))?

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2 answers
2k views

Are rainproof fittings to connect meter box and weather head to rigid steel conduit required?

2 votes
5 answers
8k views

How can I find a stud from the exterior to mount service mast?

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2 answers
9k views

How do I convert a service panel to a junction box?

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1 answer
4k views

What size conduit (EMT) do I need for 1/0-1/0-1/0-2 cable (SER) for a subpanel?

1 vote
1 answer
531 views

How to protect non-metallic cable parallel to face of joist in attic?

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0 answers
244 views

What are the clearance requirements to roof eaves for overhead service conductors?

1 vote
1 answer
10k views

How to wire multi-control rocker switch

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3 answers
4k views

Do I have to worry about condensation on plywood over rigid foam insulation in the attic?

1 vote
4 answers
3k views

Best way to air seal, vapor seal, and insulate exterior wall in old house?

1 vote
1 answer
151 views

How to fix damaged wires in receptacle box in new installation?

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0 answers
2k views

Should I use a sanitary tee or a wye into a diagonal section of pipe?

1 vote
2 answers
6k views

How do I install can-less down lights in new construction?

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1 answer
329 views

Do all horizontal-surface mount outlets need to be "floor receptacles?"

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2 answers
208 views

What fitting do I need to ground EMT at my residential electrical panel?

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2 answers
69 views

How do I replace a shutoff valve when the valve upstream still leaks a bit, too?

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2 answers
295 views

How should I seal a drain waste line that I'm no longer using?

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1 answer
1k views

What's the proper way to leave extra length of wire going into electrical panel?